John Hossack

John Hossack

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University of Virginia
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John A. Hossack (Fellow, IEEE) received the B.Eng. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow U.K., in 1986 and 1990, respectively.,From 1990 to 1992, he was a Post-Doctoral Researcher with the E. L. Ginzton Laboratory, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA. His early research involved modeling and design of composite piezoelectric ceramic/epoxy transducers. Subsequently, at Acuson, Mountain View, CA, USA, he made contributions in the fields of transducer design, beamforming, 3-D imaging methods, and image quantification/processing, and was made the fellow for “excellence in technical contribution.” Since joining the University of Virginia as an Associate Professor, from 2000 to 2009, and as a Professor, since 2009, he has been working on single-element and transducer arrays, mouse heart imaging, molecular imaging using targeted ultrasound contrast agents, and developing catheters with a dual imaging and drug delivery capability for a variety of cardiovascular- and cancer-related applications.,Dr. Hossack is a fellow of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineers. In 2016, he was a recipient of the University of Virginia Edlich-Henderson Inventor of the Year Award.(Based on document published on 31 July 2020).